Oracle Fusion Middleware Configuration Guide for Oracle Enterprise Repository provides the information needed to configure various Oracle Enterprise Repository features to support your Governance initiative.

This guide covers the basic configuration information such as setting up departments, users, projects, roles, basic access settings, etc. It also covers more advanced topics such as configuring Oracle Enterprise Repository for external authorization, setting up advanced role-based access controls, configuring Oracle Enterprise Repository to harvest from design-time and runtime environments, tailoring Oracle Enterprise Repository's automated workflows and notifications, configuring Oracle Enterprise Repository to exchange metadata with the Oracle Service Registry, Prescriptive Reuse, assets in Progress, Automated Usage Detection, and Policy Management.

In addition, this guide provides an overview of all Oracle Enterprise Repository system settings, and a workbook that allows you to record the settings that are used by your organization.


This document is intended for individuals who are running the Governance initiative. These are the individuals who will determine the Governance practices and map those practices to the features offered in Oracle Enterprise Repository.

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Related Documents

For more information, see the following documents in the Oracle Enterprise Repository 11g Release 1 ( documentation set:


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